2020 ARC-CO/PLC Decision Aid

Notice: This decision aid is for the 2020 crop year only. For the 2021 crop year, please Click Here.

The latest information from MSU Extension on ARC-CO/PLC decision making can be found here.

Directions: This decision aid is designed to be used as a comparison tool between the Agriculture Risk Coverage County (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2020 crop year. Please follow the steps below to calculate expected program payments for your farm.

Step 1. Please select your county in Mississippi, crop, and designaton. (Designation refers to irrigated or nonirrigated. If the crop for a county is not distinguished by irrigation, then it labeled as All.)

Step 2. Please enter an estimate for the 2020 marketing year average price for your chosen crop. The default price is the latest ( as of Feb. 19th) USDA 2020 MYA price projection.


Step 3. Please enter the required yield information. County yield refers to the expected yield for the 2020 marketing year and farm yield referes the FSA certifed yield for your farm. The default county yield is the benchmark yield used to calculate the revenue guarantee.



ARC-CO Program

PLC Program